NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 12, 1974
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(Studio) Gubernatorial primary in Georgia Tuesday Candidates: 12 Democrats, 5 Republicans, and 1 in both ptys. Lieutenant Governor, Lester Maddox is front runner for Democrats Repudiates Ku Klux Klan endorsement.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Georgia) Maddox elected governor in 1966 by Georgia House Shown campaigning. [MADDOX - says don't forget Maddox on ballot.] Georgia television show shown. Former Senator David Gambrell, ex-lt. governor, House majority leader, and mayor running. Republican candidate, George Lankford shown. Maddox refuses to appear with other candidates. [Candidate Bobby ROWAN - says Maddox ashamed of past and afraid of future.] Maddox plays harmonica for crowd. Talks of being governor for all people, especially "little people." Maddox sings political ditty.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones
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